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Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm PDT
too pumped up right now. first play-off game ever. this is my city. and we're going to do it for san francisco! go giants, baby! >> i'm pumped because the giants are here to win the world series. we're out here. we're out here. we're out here! >> all right. the giants play the reds again tomorrow night. also at 6:30 at at&t park before heading over to cincinnati. as for the a's, they are in detroit, of course. and coming up in sports, we're going to have all the highlights and the postgame in just a minute. >>> the weather managed to cooperate today. meteorologist rob mayeda is here with a quick look. hello, rob. >> beautiful view there of san francisco right now. our temperature is really not too bad. we're seeing numbers in the 50s and 60s outside. here is a sneak preview to your sunday morning forecast. notice we're going to start to see the fog fill in tonight with some misty skies to start tomorrow morning. so what does that mean for your afternoon plans. i'll have a look at that when we come right back. >>> and i'm laurence scott in san francisco at the america's cup world seri
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Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
track of traffic around the city. most people seem to have heeded the warnings and traffic is not too bad. >> most of the congestion is actually in the city itself, but let's start with a look outside. first, this is a shot of the bay bridge. we are so used to seeing this very congested. unbelievable, diane. this is incredible. lots of folks have heeded the warnings and are using that mass transity system that is getting foebz around the bay very well. let's get you to the map. you can see across the bay bridge things not bad. but it's in the city itself where things do start to bog down, especially on highway 1 once you're off 280 headed toward golden gate and of course where all the events are along the waterfront, that's where most of the congestion is marina district toward chinatown, even knob hill and toward at&t park. overall, it looks like the congestion will remain in the city. of course you have muni, b.a.r.t. and all the golden gate transit. no major accidents to report on now. you'll be the first to hear. >> we don't want everybody to get in their cars and start driving be
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
shooting and will decide if it was justified. >>> just into our newsroom, oakland is the first u.s. city to offer combination government i.d.s and bank cards to all citizens. city council members voted to give the final go ahead during tonight's session. all residents can get a card. the debit card fax function keeps people from having to carry cash. the cards will roll out in 60 to 90 days. the price will be a one-time fee of $10 for minors and senior citizens and $15 for adults. richmond is considering a similar program. >>> it was standing room only at milpitas city council meeting. the topic, outsourcing the police department. citizens attended to tell the mayor why they don't think it will work for their city. when the community found out they turned to facebook to gather support against that idea. >> we kind of have become the face of the community. and as a result of that, we've heard a lot of feedback from people that they want to keep those kind of services in this community. >> i have no idea what your financial situations are, where you are looking for money. but do not take it a
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
journey, the shuttle made its first stop, at the hiss toreic forumen the city of inglewood for a special ceremony. ♪ city officials, three astronauts who flu missions were in attendance with thousands of patriotic fans. >> "endeavour" is a national treasure. i am pleased. and the new home here in southern california. >> "endeavour's" home will be the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> clearly this was an instant tourist attraction in los angeles. people have found creative ways to take photos of themselves and the space shuttle. very nice. a good one. there are many more pictures on our website at nbc bay area.com. they're inside our top story. in a race for the white house -- clearing the calendar for the next three days. told to prepare for tuesday's debate. he used his address to take credit for jobs. >> i bet on workers and, that bet is paying off in a big way. >> mitt romney and his runningmate are both in the swing state of ohio. and romney spoke to a large crowd as
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm PDT
rosa, to finish out the day. 64 in redwood city. the mid-60s down to san jose. for the first series of the games in the world series, let's get this out right. you're going to see a chance of showers at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 p.m. and for the second game on thursday in san francisco, it will be dry and mid-60s and 4:00 p.m. and saturday in michigan, cold and showery. tomorrow, we do not expect a rainout. a 1% chance of that happening. and a chance of a rain delay, only 30% at this time. you can bring your umbrellas at at&t park. but they like the fold-up kind. as we head throughout friday, saturday and sunday, the mid to upper 70s. rain tomorrow morning. and looks like it will be here in time for the giants by the afternoon. >> 1%. there's a 99% chance there's no rain. >> exactly. >> that's good. >> thanks. >>> coming up, they're cutting jobs today and could release more bad news tomorrow. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundr
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
addition to the evacuation in the big apple, also a number of other cities on the east coast. wall street shutdown for the first time since the september 11th attacks. it gives you an idea of how bad sandy is expected to be. sandy leaving a mark on parts of north carolina. these are pictures from curo beach 30 miles north of wilmington. rising tides flooded homes. as many as 50 million people are in that hurricane's path. >> let's get right to meteorologist christina loren who has been tracking hurricane sandy all morning long. >> this is something that meteorologists can only dream up. when you think of all of the interesting components that are coming together and the timing of the storm. let's take you out live and show you the seas are getting very violent out here at dewey beach in delaware. 100 miles away from this location and feeling the impact of the brunt of the outer bands of sandy. hurricane sandy gained strength after crossing the loop current. it is a warm current in the atlantic. they move north bay and they lose that intensity. she has strengthened. maximum sustained winds
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> so am i. i have been overheated. >> get the umbrella first and then the jacket. >> be prepared. >>> council chamber chaos. angry protesters clash with security at oakland's city hall. and that's not the only bay area city dealing with security issues at public meetings. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez is live in oakland with more on what is being done to provide safety and keep the city's agenda on track. jodi? >> reporter: the city of oakland has seen tempers flaring at recent council meetings. they have taken a number of steps to try to keep things orderly, including bringing in 16 police officers to last night's meeting. but things still got heated. council security isn't just an issue here in oakland. >> we are not leaving here without being dragged out of here. >> reporter: last night's oakland city council meeting once again got heated. city staff closed the gallery and kept people who came to protest on a deadly officer-involved shooting from inside already filled to capacity chambers. >> they were very boisterous, and very negative. you know, yelling and shouting down the
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm PDT
pulled from the airwaves. >>> it is a first for san francisco, a target store, not just ordinary target, though. it's a city target. or as we like to call it, tar-jay. that meant a long, long line to get into the official opening tonight at san francisco's metreon. it is one of eight smaller stores opening all across the country to serve busy urbanites they call it. it opens an hour earlier at 7:00 a.m. it features a separate active apparel store, and it has an outdoor seating and eating area. >>> silicon valley's startup spirit is moving north. fremont is now ranked the top city in the nation for tech startups. sizeup.com, a san francisco-based website found fremont has the most tech startups before capita. the rate of startups is twice as high as san jose which placed second. city officials of fremont say they've made it a priority to lure entrepreneurs to the city. >>> a group of young techies have figured out a way to live the high life in one of san francisco's toniest hoods without breaking the bank. stephanie trong joins us with more on this mojo mansion they've got going.
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
san jose city hall and the san jose police department. so i wanted to bring both sides together. >> reporter: for the first time since that rift began a couple of years ago, the mayor and police union sat at the same table, and they shook hands. the mayor says it's not his job to negotiate contracts under the city charter. >> would you like to see, that sit down with the mayor and the administration and not the negotiating team and say okay, let's -- we're not going negotiate a settlement here, but let's talk one to one about the issues. >> yeah, we would welcome that. >> reporter: the half-hour conversation was cordial, yet pointed at times. >> would you recommend a new recruit to san jose police force? >> if he had other options, no. >> well, that's disappointing. i'm sorry that they dent recommend it. we have a great department. it's one of the best police departments in the country. >> reporter: the union admitted the cost for the city to pay officers' pensions was getting out of control. >> you've mentioned to me in the past that you consider yourself also part of the probl
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> tomorrow marks a year since the first round of the oakland demonstration. they say they're ready if there is. they point to progress like a downtown makeover and they say city pride will hopefully keep people from vandalizing businesses and leave the city in shambles. they say it is optimistic, but that mutual police aide is on standby. >> president obama is pulling an all-nighter. he made a stop in southern california for an appearance on t "the tonight show" with jay leno. the president greeted with a standing ovation from a packed audience. he talked about a wide range of topics near and dear to the bay area and in facebook. however, he refuses to endorse a team. one ot highlights from the night was when he was asked about the situation between him and donald trump. >> this all dates back from when we were growing up together in kenya? >> i've got to give you that one. >> you can hear more immediately following this newscast. giants fans have seen her at the ballpark for years. in fact, for decades. but as of tonight, the entire country saw the most famous grandmother in the bay
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
before hosting a super bowl, the february 2016 game would be the first chance of it. most fans say they would be happy to split super bowl-related events between the city sfwls a city is a city. i think people want to come and have a good time and spend their money here. >> i definitely want the super bowl to be in santa clara because my son will take me to the game. >> reporter: if the nfl announces tomorrow that san francisco is in con teng ftenti have to make a live presentation in front of nfl owners in may who will have the final decision. live in santa clara, kimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. >>> a political fight over san jose's police department intensified this weekend. and it has to do with the city council woman who's up for re-election and is making some controversial accusations. >> her comments, attempt to disparage an entire police force. >> the newest controversy stems from a campaign advertisement many san jose voters got in the mail on friday. in the mailer council woman rose herrera accuses police union leaders of encouraging tactics such as delaying res
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
reinforce the streets to handle the weight of this shuttle. the city has been planning this event for about a year. they've had to cut down several trees, remove a bunch of streetlights, all for "endeavour's" final mission. "endeavour" made its first stop about three and a half miles into the 12-mile journey to its final resting place at the california signs center. officials calling it a logistical pit stop. >> this was guided by logistical concerns in times of timing. we closed some runways last night at l.a.x. and these folks wouldn't like us to do it in the day, passengers wouldn't like that. >> reporter: the shuttle departed l.a.x. on its 200,000 pound transport vehicle and began rolling around 2:00 a.m. spectators lined the streets to witness a piece of history. >> it's the american dream. it's an american icon. it's an american hero. >> i'm 20, but it's going to be one of the highlights of my life. i'm never going to see something like this again. >> reporter: the 12-mile journey dubbed mission 26 is quite an endeavor. shuttle controllers will navigate l.a. streets at a top speed of
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm PDT
county jail. police call the death suspicious. if ruled the homicide it would be the city's first of the year. >>> a shocking, twisted case in the south bay as a prominent doctor is charged with numerous drug felonies. dr. marvin bonnham is accused of writing prescriptions in exchange for cash and other drugs. investigators say he was providing drugs to minors, and also raised questions about sexual favors for drugs. the doctor's los gatos home was filled with marijuana, drug paraphernalia and several guns. his former colleagues are calling the situation a tragedy. >> i was shocked. i was astonished and saddened. >> he was at one time a highly respected and very caring compassionate pediatrician. and for some time a naval administrator. >> also arrested was bonham's roommate. they started to check up on the doctor because his desk job involved no patients and he was writing plenty of patients. he will be arraigned tomorrow. >>> oracle team usa is pushing forward. the team managed to salvage some of the $8 million catamaran that capsized on san francisco bay yesterday. we want to show you
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
first one was in san jose, now they are outside city hall. look it's lit up for the giants. down below it's skate practice. and this is what it's all about. take a look. >> for nearly a decade the dew tour put the athletes in the spotlight. now san francisco plays host to the tour for the first time with the nation watching as the city's civic center plaza transformed into a collection of street and dirt courses for a four-day series of competition, a festival atmosphere. >> we're looking for a venue that embodies the city feel. we couldn't be happier. we're in front of city hall civic center plaza with the course down the middle. a bmx dirt course and what we wanted, to have this fit in the city and have a great urban feel. >> that is the v.p. of events. the setting couldn't be much better. >> it's definitely insane. you don't see anything dew tour and it's like city block, city block. you turn the corner and there is a massive dirt course in the park. it's rad to see. just getting this in a major city and action sports getting this is awesome. >> getting up close and personal w
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
area political experts say the vote is the first modern test of the idea of official misconduct. today's vote will be held at city hall at 2:00. in order for mirkarimi to lose his job, 9 of 11 supervisors need to vote against him. >>> and this morning, a judge handing down sentencing for jerry sandusky. the former penn state assistant football coach being sent to prison to serve 30 to 60 years behind bars for sexually abusing ten different boys. at 68 years old, the judge surprisingly felt the sentence for sandusky was sentence, sufficiently amounting to a life sentence. he arrived this morning to a pennsylvania courtroom to face 45 counts related to child sexual abuse. sandusky to this day maintains he is innocent of all charges. >>> how much will pg&e pay for that deadly san bruno blast? the answer will be decided behind closed doors. the judge has approved a request to suspend public hearings and hold closed-door negotiations on this matter. local lawmakers are protesting this decision. they say the pipeline talks should not be hidden from public scrutiny. the judge says the
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. for the first time in nine years the a's and the giants are going to the postseason. playoff fever in san francisco tonight. the tower is looking nice. lit up in orange and so is city hall. the giants open this week at at&t park. the aempb's might also be hosting in oakland. the 49ers will be playing at home. you throw in the america's cup and the blue angels in addition to the a's, giants, 49ers, the weekend will be active to say the least. stay with us for complete on air and how to get around. >>> new at 11:00, the coast guard tells us family members of a michiganing fisherman found the body. they were searching north of pigeon point when they found him. he was one of four men on a fishing trip. the boat capsized after waves slammed into it. two men wearing lifejackets managed to swim to shore and alerted authorities but the other two men were not wearing life vests. >>> first the arrests, now the death. a popular teacher accused of plefing a former student has apparently killed himself. james izumizaki's body was found this morning. his arrest last week shocked the albany middl
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for tomorrow. then as we head throughout thursday, even some first snowfall here expected across yosemite. from 1 to 3 inches, at least at this point. daytime highs in the south bay 57 in los gatos. 37 in redwood city. 57 in livermore and 73 in santa rosa. and in your three-day forecast, we'll hold the mid-70s all the way through friday, a slight chance of showers returning for friday as well. only about a 25% possibility at this point. and then as we head throughout next week we start to warm things up. so ladies, no major storm system we're watching right now. but don't be surprised tomorrow if we do get some first fall rain drops. we need it. >> we will be prepared. thanks, jeff. >> sure. >>> the show must go on. still ahead, a tv host passes out on air. but it's what her co-host did that has a lot of people talking. >>> and when money is no option, after the break, we'll take a look at some of the most outrageous gifts that you can find only one place. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheeri
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
-- we're going to have a lot of energy. it will be the first time. the student understand what a grand scale this is. you're playing for a world championship baseball team twice in a row. it's quite an honor to represent the city and the school. >> reporter: about a million people are going to descend on market street to get a glimpse of the giants. but it's all about getting there early. >> traffic's going to be a nightmare. we have to get into town, make sure we're here and be ready for the parade tomorrow. >> we will be ready, too. our live coverage starts at 11:00 a.m. if you have to work, cow can watch it on our website. you can check out our victory page dedicated to the giants and their fans. we'll see you then. >>> the storm that was once hurricane sandy is crashing through pennsylvania. it will move into canada tomorrow. but tonight, new yorkers are picking up the pieces literally and figuratively. the storm killed at least 46 people on the east coast. right now, 6.6 million people remain without power in 15 states and the district of columbia. new york public transporta
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
championship race? >> yeah, that's right. the first fleet race of this series just started, and the boats are in the process of rounding the reach mark right now, and they'll be heading away from the yacht club down toward the city front and it's going to be pretty exciting viewing down there shortly. >> i think they're watching our broadcast. if you turn around, you can see our photographer is getting them -- they're taking off right now. with the boats out here, people are new to watching something like this, what should they be looking for? >> well, the -- they set up a pretty closed course, the boats can't stray too far off that racetrack. they have to turn as they're sailing to make sure they don't go out of bounds. you'll see the boat turning as they sale up wind or jiving we call it as they sail down wind. those tacks and jives are really important tactically as the boats travel, because you can get an advantage over your opponent. >> it looks like we're just beyond -- we're turning around, we hear that great location to be in front of, because that's where there can also be some o
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Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
cone of powell and vallejo streets in the city's north beach neighbor. san francisco police evacuated a building after emergency responders reportedly found dangerous chemicals at the scene of an paernlg suicide. dispatchers got the emergency call around 7:30 tonight. first responders reportedly smelled some sort of chemical as soon as they arrived on the scene. now the fire department is working to clear the chemicals. the red cross is assisting people who were evacuated. the area shut down to traffic. this is a developing situation. we will update as we get new details. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the giants' playoff run. the bay area is abuzz with excitement as the giants prepare to play game six of the national league championship series tomorrow. thanks in large part to pitcher barry zito who led the team to victory last night. as nbc bay area's kimberly tere found. >> reporter: the giants arrived home layoff last night. winning game five in the national league championship series. the giants need to win tomorrow and then monday to make it into the world serie
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
what police are doing to keep the city safe. >> we are very concerned. all of us make a lot of sacrifices to hold it here. it is unprecedented things happening here in the neighborhood. we feel that our safety is first and foremost. we want this to be a safe and happy community. >> some say they are planning on installing their own surveillance equipment to help fight crime. >>> a brawl between two youth football coaches is generating a lot of hits on youtube. the fight happened saturday on the grant high school football field in sacramento where two teams of 13 year olds were playing. it was caught on the cell phone of a concerned parent. she said she posted the video as an example of poor role models. >> it was sad to see what happened on that day because these grown men who are supposed to be examples to these young kids. we are not in the best neighborhood. we are looking to these coaches to be role models. >> sports leaders say there is something positive. they say it is a teachable moment when parents and coaches can talk about what happened and why it is the wrong way to
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
could become the first american city to offer all of its residents i.d. cards that function as bank cards. that could happen tonight. in fact, within the hour. the city council is meeting as we speak. the council is expected to give a final vote on the plan to give all oakland residents the government issued i.d. regardless of immigration status. the debit card, that function would let poor people avoid check cashing fees and keep them from having to carry cash. the proposal has already won unanimous support from the city's finance and management committee. >>> okay. check it out. live pictures. you know who is in town. it's the blue angels right there headed to sfo. you can see them right there careening right across the top of your screen. of course it fleet week. you can't have fleet week without having the famed blue angels. the navy pilots are headed to sfo. they're going to land in just a few minutes. they'll start practicing their position maneuvers over the bay area skies thursday afternoon 1:00 to 5:00. keep your eyes up, look out and plug your ears. they'll be dazzling cro
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
overnight. the mayor says the city wants to protect first amendment rights but will not tolerate camping or overnight vandalism. >> we help people if they want to have a peaceful demonstration, we're ready to accommodate them. we're also ready to enforce the rules. >> i think the message today is a very basic one. that's just violence versus nonviolence. it's been an issue with the police here. it's been an issue within the movement at some time perhaps. and it's something that we need to address. >> now, oakland police have been in the area all day. and say while they expect a peaceful protest, they're ready for everything and anything. >>> 12 days and counting. so much campaigning that the president is losing his voice. also, the controversial comments of an indiana senate candidate are becoming a campaign issue. steve handlesman joins us live from the nation's capital. he's following all the action from washington. >> good evening to you. it's a bit of a campaign frenzy, and it's not even the final sprint. it's exhausting. mitt romney is soldiering on. barack obama's making hi
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00am PDT
. it includes no contact information on the flyer. october 25th marks the first eviction of the occupy encampment outside of city hall. police urging protesters if you go out, to please remain peaceful. >>> i tell you what, we may as well call this one deja torture all over again. the giants clinging to playoff life trying on avoid flatline status in the series. this comes after the 8-1 loss. they trail st. louis, 3-1. win today or kiss the world series dreams good-bye. we are hoping that is not going to happen. scott rece is live in st. louis right now. scott, the giants turning to mr. barry zito to keep the season alive. >> reporter: yeah, jon, backs against the wall again just like in cincinnati a week ago and in the case in cincinnati, it will be barry zito with the team needing three straight wins to advance to the next round. zito did not pitch well last wednesday, but the giants managed to win the ball game and they won the next two. that is why we are here in st. louis. zito has been a good luck charm for the team. if you go back six weeks, the giants have won his last 1
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
bridges. you see the sunshine beating down over the city by the bay. that bodes well for the game. 5:07 is first pitch. i think we will see the winds pick up out of the west/northwest. as they do, that could carry the ball out to mccovey cove. temperatures will be mild at 67 degrees. certainly going to be a factor that could equal a splashdown. >> thank you very much. >>> we are following developing news out of san francisco where police just gave the all clear after a suspicious package found near the medical center. a bomb squad was called in to investigate just before 8:00 this morning in the area of third avenue and parnassus. they found a shoe box with a cylindrical device. streets were closed in the area, but they are all now back open. >>> a bay area professor who dropped out of high school is now a nobel prize recipient. alvin roth has been awarded the prize in economic sciences. he is known for being one of the first micro economic engineers recognized for contributions for the practice of market design. when roth was a junior, he dropped out of high school in queens, new yo
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
first anniversary of his passing. the mayor has ordered the city's flag to fly at half staff over the cupertino civic center. jobs grew up in los altos and went to school in cupertino. that's when he and his partner started the famous company. they established its headquarters in cupertino. jobs made his last public presentation at the civic center in june of last year, four months before his death of pancreatic cancer. >>> an unusual warning is about to go out to boat owners now. as we head into a busy bay area weekend, oceanic authorities are issuing an alert that endangered humpback whales are active in the bay this week. they want commercial as well as recreational boat owners to use caution in bay waters and watch for whales. that warning is the backdrop for today's first full day of racing at the america's cup world series in san francisco. the competition is taking place right where fleet week is throughout this weekend. that's where lauren scott files this report. -- lawrence scott files this report. >> reporter: with the world series round two in full swing, we saw the da
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
thing when burglars took their jewelry. when they took the family puppy, a san jose city councilman stepped in. burglars first broke into melissa's home last summer. on monday her south san jose home was burglarized again. this time, though, the bad guys took her 10-year-old daughter's brand new puppy. the little yorkie mix. tonight the little girl has a message for those dog knappers. >> if you bring it back, that would mean the world to me. and i would be willing to give anything. you could have stolen anything from my room but just not my puppy. >> have a heart. get the puppy back. little marisa is offering her piggybank as a reward along with $6,000 put up by the council member and san jose police and fire departments. >>> today was day one of match qualifying at the america's cup world series taking place in the san francisco bay. and among the winners, team korea whose skipper is barely old enough to order a beer. nbc bay area's lauren scott got a chance to take a ride on the high seas and meet sailing's newest phenom. >> lauren scott on the bay with team korea and the younges
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
violence has san jose city leaders calling for action yet again. >>> and the first presidential debate now in the books, the surprising reaction from analyst and voters right here in the bay area. hear who they think came out on top and why. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. it was a deadly night out on the streets of san jose as police investigate two separate homicides just four hours and only four miles apart. homicides number 35 and 36 this year alone. bob redell is live at the police department. you just attended a press conference there, getting more information about the latest run of violence. bob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. san jose in the past has prided itself on being america's safest big city has just racked up homicides number 35 and 36 for the year. police believe one of them is gang-related. when we spoke with sapd within the past hour, the officer wondered if the city's still had its gang tax force if that task force was still in
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Oct 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
jammed in downtown san francisco. if you are thinking about coming into the city, it will be difficult trying to get here. first off, transit agencies suggest you buy your ticket now. b.a.r.t. will be running on a rush hour schedule. muni will reroute lines. they have a lot of lines up and down market that will be impacted. they will add shuttle buses. golden gate transit will have buses. by the way, caltrain will be running additional trains as well. if you do have to be downtown, keep in mind, they will start the shutdown of market and off streets at 9:30. they should be back open by 5:00. we will have special access during the celebration. you will want to tune in. our coverage begins tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. reporting live here in san francisco, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> it will be complete panda-monium. >> i don't follow. you get the reference? >> reporter: what is she talking about? >> go ahead. read the prompter. >> telling jokes to nobody coming up. >> please, please keep it down. thank you for being here tonight. >> jimmy, i know the feeling, my man. how the hu
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
service. >> earlier this week, a group called suv muny sued the city over its plans to begin a station at union square. any work on historic union square requires voter approval first. >>> a different kind of church, a metal fragment found. >>> what to watch for in tonight's vice presidential debate. >>> the political fireworks are flying in one city council race. that's coming up. measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. yes on thirty-eight. >>> the election's not far away, because the political mudslinging is in full swing. and not the presidential election this time. we're talking about a san jose city council race where two political powerhouses are pushing their candidate. business and labor. damion trujillo is live at city hall, where the race for district 8 seat is drawing complaints from both sides this time. >> reporter: it is. there is one complaint filed against chuck reid for helping rose herrera. and then there's a herrera supporter who filed a complaint against jimmy
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: they shook hands for the first time in a long time. san jose's may oor and city's police union, but low morale and pay became the topic. >> you have to provide an environment that makes people want to stay and not feel like that you are continually just taken to the bank every time. >> it was a tough thing for the officers to have to take a 10% pay cut. >> reporter: a riff opened between city hall and the police department a couple years ago when the mayor began pushing pension reform to get the city budget into the black. officers felt city hall was making them scapegoats for bad budgeting decisions. >> you mention ntd past you consider yourself also part of the problem because as a city council member when the bargaining unit approached the city, you voted to authorize whatever increases in pay and benefits. >> i agree. there's plenty of blame to go around, and i voted for a lot of contracts that i wish i could do over. >> now the city has to find a new police chief with the department suffering from record low morale and perhaps hundreds of officers wanting to l
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
. those two survived and swam to shore for help. the body of the first missing man washed ashore on monday. the two men who died were not wearing life jackets. >>> demanding justice. protesters taking over the city council meeting in oakland last night demanding more information on a deadly police shooting that happened five months ago. the family and about 75 supporters of 18-year-old alan bluford packed the chambers for two hours. the family was given a copy of the police report. something they have been asking the police for since the shooting happened. bluford was shot and killed back in may after police say he tried to run away. police said he was killed in an exchange of gunfire that injured the police officer. they later changed the story and the gun believed to be bluford's believed to be recovered from the scene was not. the district attorney and oakland police are still investigating the shooting. >>> the protest comes as a federal report comes to light accusing oakland police of being too quick to pull the trigger. a court-appointed monitor says officers sometimes shoot at suspe
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
apartment when they first arrived. the suspect has gone -- is missing now. he's wanted for a killing in oakland. other than that, investigators aren't releasing a lot of details. >>> a dreaded milestone for the city of oakland, the 100th homicide of the year. investigators say a man was shot and killed near hilton and market. he later died at a hospital. police and crimestoppers are offering a $10,000 reward. last year oakland recorded 110 homicides for the entire year. >>> new at 6:00 more information is emerging in the puzzling double homicide near the border between pittsburgh and antioch. detectives identified the victims as 24-year-old christopher zin and they were killed yesterday on buchanan road near ventura drive in pittsburgh. investigators urge anyone with information to come forward. >>> it's a high-profile case and now a san raphael george is ordering a teenager of stealing a car to stand trial. pros could you tell users say he tried he to kill a teenage couple back in open. he opened fire on them as they sat in a parked truck. they think wade was upset because the girl rej
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Oct 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
hot spots throughout the city but it is something we anticipated and we have con tin jetingencies set i. and we have officers. the key thing is we want to make sure everyone is safe and that our first responders are safe and the public. so, you know, when dealing with large crowds like this we want them to enjoy themselves and celebrate and have their moment in the city but we want to make sure no one is injured in the process. >> absolutely. >> that is the most important thing. >> you let us know how many police officers you have? what the plan is for the evening. >> our team what a no discretionary time off. we have quite a few officers that have been working throughout the world series. we are ewing all of the resources available and we are working with the department of works, as well and our fire department and other allied agencies that assist us. >> one more question for you, carlos. you know, we talked about the parade two year ago and the parade coming up. obviously you have to prepare for that, pe police department has to prepare for that. it was incredible to have that
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
next. >> let's give them the good news first. much cooler weather on the way. today, the heat wave continues and everything i'm looking at with all the clear skies overhead. it leads me to believe it will be hotter in some cities today than yesterday. the reason why is the ridge which has been nudged to the north. look at this. this is highly unusual to see fresno not even as warm as monterrey. 89 degrees. close to 90 on the ocean. that is because of offshore flow. it pushes the marine air back out to sea. it is as if the pacific ocean is not there to keep us cool. this is the hottest point again today. 84 degrees already in pleasanton. we will top out warmer today. as of this time tomorrow, we will talk about the low 80s and upper 70s as opposed to 90s. in the tri-valley, we will get cooler and bring in showers and the 70s toward the weekend. the seven-day forecast tells us a story. i'll get to that coming up. >>> thank you. shock and disbelief in the east bay. teachers and students in albany are trying to come to terms with the news that a popular middle school teacher is dead. h
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